Meaning of “embroidery” in the English Dictionary

"embroidery" in British English

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embroiderynoun

uk /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dər.i/ us /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dɚ.i/

embroidery noun (SEWING)

[ C or U ] patterns or pictures that consist of stitches sewn directly onto cloth:

Let me show you Pat's embroideries.
It was a beautiful piece of embroidery.

[ U ] the activity of decorating a piece of cloth with stitches sewn onto it:

I'm not very good at embroidery.

(Definition of “embroidery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"embroidery" in American English

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embroiderynoun [ U/C ]

us /ɪmˈbrɔɪ·də·ri/

the activity of decorating cloth or clothing with patterns or pictures sewn directly onto the material, or a pattern or picture created in this way:

[ U ] She's really good at embroidery.

(Definition of “embroidery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)